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Singapore executes first woman in 19 years for trafficking heroin in nation’s 2nd drug-related hanging this week

Posted on AllSides July 28th, 2023
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Singapore executed a woman for the first time in 19 years Friday for trafficking 31 grams of heroin — and herr death was the nation’s second drug-related hanging this week. Saridewi Djamani, 45, was sentenced to death in 2018 for trafficking enough of the narcotic to fuel the addiction of “about 370 abusers,” the Central Narcotics Bureau of Singapore said. Anyone in Singapore caught with more than 15 grams of heroin is automatically given the death penalty, the bureau said. Djamani was found with six packets and seven straws of...

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